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Research & Reviews  531 results

Role of Perforating Artery Pedicled Neurotrophic Flap in the Treatment of Compound Tiss...
Orthopaedic Surgery; Wu YJ, Zhang YB et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - To describe our experience with the combined use of pedicled neurotrophic flap and distraction osteogenesis in the management of complex lower extremity injuries with composite bone and soft tissue defects and assess the functional and cosmetic re...

Department of Defense Trauma Registry Infectious Disease Module Impact on Clinical Prac...
Military Medicine; Tribble DR, Spott MA et. al.

May 6th, 2022 - The Joint Trauma System (JTS) is a DoD Center of Excellence for Military Health System trauma care delivery and the DoD's reference body for trauma care in accordance with National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. Through the JTS, e...

Incidence and risk factors for acute compartment syndrome in pediatric tibia fractures.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. Part B; Obey MR, Shlykov MA et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a rare complication following traumatic injuries in pediatric patients, and tibia fractures represent the most common cause of ACS. To determine the incidence and risk factors of developing ACS, State Inpatient ...

Five-year outcomes for patients sustaining severe fractures of the lower limb : mid-ter...
The Bone & Joint Journal; Costa ML, Achten J et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - The aim of this study was to report the outcomes of patients with severe open fractures of the lower limb in the five years after they took part in the Wound management for Open Lower Limb Fracture (WOLLF) trial. The WOLLF trial compared standard ...

Predictors of Foot Acute Compartment Syndrome: Big Data analysis.
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Publicat... Laverdiere C, Montreuil J et. al.

Apr 28th, 2022 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) in the foot is a challenging diagnosis and can lead to significant disabilities to patients. The present study aims to investigate the incidence, risk factors, demographics and association in the analysis of acute ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Standards of open lower limb fracture care in the United Kingdom.
Injury Al-Hourani K, Pearce O et. al.

Jan 25th, 2021 - Open fractures of the lower limb remain a potentially devastating group of injuries that are challenging to manage. The primary aims of treatment are to optimise limb function and avoid serious complications such as infection and non-union, which ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  21 results

Minimal Invasive Volar Plating Versus Cast Immobilization for Treatment of Stable Non-displaced Distal Radial Fractures.

Apr 26th, 2022 - Randomized controlled trial Number still to be determined by power analysis on economical outcome measurement Similar study number = 90 Randomization by computer. RZ Tienen, Dr Goorens Level 4 hand surgeon Inclusion criteria: Stable distal radial ...

Supracondylar Pinning Antibiotic Stewardship (SPAS) Trial

Apr 12th, 2022 - The goal of the SPAS trial will be to determine the role of prophylactic antibiotics in closed reduction and percutaneous fixation of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures. The study will be designed as a prospective, double-blinded, two-arm, ...

Evaluate Clinical and Radiological Outcomes After Limb Reconstruction Using Monorail Fixator Over Intramedullary Nailing in Tibial Open Fractures With Bone Loss

Apr 6th, 2022 - Road traffic accidents (RTA) is the most common cause of open fractures of long bones, increase in RTA leading to increase of complex non-unions incidence. the Participants are usually undergoing multiple surgeries for healing or to eradicate infe...

Intraoperative Fluorescence Angiography in Debridement of Open Fractures

Mar 29th, 2022 - The investigators will perform a prospective cohort study evaluating the utility of IFA in acute debridement of type II and type III open extremity fractures by testing the frequency that IFA leads to additional debridement of compromised tissue. ...

PrEvention of Posttraumatic Joint contractuRes With Ketotifen 2

Mar 28th, 2022 - PrEvention of posttraumatic contractuRes with Ketotifen 2 (PERK2) is a Phase III randomized, controlled, double blinded multicenter trial with 3 parallel groups (Ketotifen 2 mg or 5 mg or lactose placebo twice daily orally for 6 weeks) and a prima...

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News  11 results

Strangulation of Radial Nerve Within Nondisplaced Fracture Component of Humeral Shaft Fracture

Jun 6th, 2016 - In a standard history or physical examination, there are no particular features indicating nerve entrapment. Absolute indications for humeral shaft fractures with radial palsy are limited to open fractures, vascular injuries, and unacceptable frac.

Emergency Medical Response to Terrorist Bombings: Lessons Learned From Boston and Brussels

Apr 11th, 2016 - Robert Glatter, MD: Hi. I'm Dr Robert Glatter. I'm editor-at-large for Medscape Emergency Medicine. I'm talking today with Dr Paul Biddinger about the Brussels attacks and lessons learned from the Boston Marathon bombings. The horrific attacks in ...

Wound Irrigation: How Much Pressure Do We Need?

Mar 1st, 2016 - A Trial of Wound Irrigation in the Initial Management of Open Fracture Wounds FLOW Investigators, Bhandari M, Jeray KJ, et al N Engl J Med. 2015;373:2629-2641 Summary Is high-pressure irrigation of potentially contaminated open fractures superior ...

Famous Patients, Famous Operations, 2005 - Part 3: The Surgeon Who Dramatically Lowered Operative Mortality Rates by Defying Evidenced-Based Medicine

Oct 10th, 2005 - Introduction The surgeon, a 38-year-old man, was professor of surgery at a prestigious university. He belonged to an elite surgical society and was widely respected for his research and teaching abilities. This case report describes how his manage...

Once Daily High-Dose Gentamicin to Prevent Infection in Open Fractures of the Tibial Shaft: A Preliminary Investigation

Abstract and Introduction Background. Cephalosporin and aminoglycoside antibiotics are currently recommended for infection prophylaxis in high-energy open tibial shaft fractures. We evaluated cephalosporin in conjunction with once daily high-dose ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →